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Reflections in Black Granite
Purdue Mechanical Engineering alumnus builds business around family, strong work ethic and philanthropy.

Elijah Sindelar is focused on power systems in his engineering studies and on the football field.

Researchers are a step closer to harnessing single pulses of light called solitons, using tiny ring-shaped microresonators, in findings that could aid efforts to develop advanced sensors, high-speed optical communications and research tools.

Forbes magazine’s list spotlights “the impressive, the inspiring and the (genuinely) enviable.” It includes “600 young stars in 20 different industries.” This is the seventh year that Forbes has published the list.

The last 10 years have witnessed an unprecedented revolution in the domestic supply of shale hydrocarbon reserves with the potential to lower the cost of our nation’s electricity, power, chemicals and fuels for the next 100 years.

The new Bechtel Innovation Design Center is a “magnet” where students, staff and faculty can move their ideas and innovations to real-world products and impact.

Carlo Scalo, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was awarded $360,000 from the Army Research Office Young Investigator Program for his Compressible Flow and Acoustics Lab.